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BOOK REVIEW: ZOO

Author: Charles Chanchori Reviewer: Dennis Peters Available at: Chanchori Reading Charles Chanchori’s, Zoo was reliving a dreaded time in my life through almost similar
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BOOK REVIEW: ZOO

BOOK REVIEW: UNFIT FOR SOCIETY

BOOK REVIEW: UNFIT FOR SOCIETY AUTHOR: MUNIRA HUSSEIN REVIEWER: VERA OMWOCHA For a copy, contact +254 706 503 781 Price: Ksh. 700 “Until you break
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BOOK REVIEW: UNFIT FOR SOCIETY

BOOK REVIEW: SHORELINE

Title: Shoreline Author: Jacob Aliet Reviewer: Vera Omwocha Price: Ksh. 1,000 When Nyakongo, a towering giant of a man goes fishing under the shadowy
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BOOK REVIEW: SHORELINE

BOOK REVIEW: STUBBORN DETERMINATION

AUTHOR: MOKAYA OMWERI REVIEWER: VERA OMWOCHA PRICE: KSH 1,000 AVAILABLE AT: Amazon 0723132826; copernicusmokaya@gmail.com. A highly private and memoir - is – the - last
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BOOK REVIEW: STUBBORN DETERMINATION

MY LIBRARY: SHEILA MONG’UTE

Q. How do you acquire books? Do you have a budget? Some I have been gifted, borrowed  or bought on impulse.
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MY LIBRARY: SHEILA MONG’UTE

BOOK REVIEW: CRY THE BELOVED COUNTRY

When Pastor Stephen Kumalo receives a letter from Reverend Msimangu in Johannesburg, he sets out to the big city to
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BOOK REVIEW: CRY THE BELOVED COUNTRY

MY LIBRARY: ZAINAB MUTHONI

Q. How do you acquire books? Do you have a budget? I've bought half of my books. The other half I
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MY LIBRARY: ZAINAB MUTHONI

RIWAYA YA ‘IPO SIKU’

Anwani: Ipo Siku Mwandishi: Solomon Muya Mapitio: Vera Omwocha Bei: Shilingi mia tano tu (KSH 500) Kurasa: 131 Kuagiza: 0720-084-765; 0751-562-750 Kitabu hiki kimechapishwa na Writers
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RIWAYA YA ‘IPO SIKU’

BOOK REVIEW: THE STARS CAN WAIT

Author: Jay Basu Reviewer: Vera Omwocha Available at: AMAZON Extent: 177 pages I find humility in the beauty of the skies; of the stars. I
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BOOK REVIEW: THE STARS CAN WAIT

BOOK REVIEW: THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO

AUTHOR: STIEG LARSSON REVIEWER: DOUGLAS LOGEDI  PAGES (HARD COVER): 538 AVAILABLE AT: AMAZON Every family has that son or daughter who is seen as
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BOOK REVIEW: THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO

BOOK REVIEW: UNFIT FOR SOCIETY

Author: Munira Hussein Extent: 155 pages Price: Ksh. 1,000 Reviewer: Rumona Apiyo Available at: Prestige Bookshop We are all strangers to the depth by which the
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BOOK REVIEW: UNFIT FOR SOCIETY

BOOK REVIEW: WHEN THE SPARROWS FELL

TITLE: When the Sparrows Fell COMPILED BY: Lucas Owako PUBLISHER: FOCUS KENYA REVIEWER: Vera Omwocha EXTENT: 123 pages Cost: Ksh. 250 Available at: Focus Gunshots. Terror. Pain.
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BOOK REVIEW: WHEN THE SPARROWS FELL

BOOK REVIEW: DAUGHTER OF VENICE

Author: Donna Jo Napoli Genre: Historical Fiction Reviewer: Vera Omwocha Hardcover: 228 pages. I want to talk about Venice. But I cannot. So I
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BOOK REVIEW: DAUGHTER OF VENICE

TOP 20 MOST UNFORGETTABLE BOOK CHARACTERS

You met them in words. You lived with them, probably still do. You identified with them. You were at their
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TOP 20 MOST UNFORGETTABLE BOOK CHARACTERS

BOOK REVIEW: GOD’S CHILD ON THE RUN

TITLE: GOD’S CHILD ON THE RUN AUTHOR: OMWA OMBARA PUBLISHER: CHRISTIAN FAITH PUBLISHERS Ksh. 1,695 (Amazon) Do you remember the Hague? ICC? Okay, The
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BOOK REVIEW: GOD’S CHILD ON THE RUN

BOOK REVIEW: UNBROKEN WINGS

AUTHOR: NAFISA KHANBHAI EXTENT: 75 PAGES PUBLISHER: WRITERS GUILD KENYA PRICE: Ksh. 1,000 Available at Writers Guild Kenya (Place an order at +254 751562750)/
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BOOK REVIEW: UNBROKEN WINGS

BOOK REVIEW: MONIHARA AND OTHER STORIES

Author: Rabindranath Tagore ; translated by: Sunanda Krishnammurty Pages: 126 (I borrowed it and it 's temporarily out of stock
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BOOK REVIEW: MONIHARA AND OTHER STORIES

WHAT TIME IS IT IN YOUR HEART?

It is 9:58 a.m. on a chilly Tuesday morning. Morning to everyone; but the time in your heart is the
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WHAT TIME IS IT IN YOUR HEART?

BOOK REVIEW: When Bad Things Happen to Good People

Author: Harold Kushner Reviewer: Vera Omwocha Available at: Amazon Joshua would never have violently squeezed life out of a poor mosquito. To him,
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BOOK REVIEW: When Bad Things Happen to Good People

BOOK REVIEW: PURPLE HIBISCUS

Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Extent: 307 pages Price: Ksh. 1,050 Reviewer: Rumona Apiyo Available at Prestige Bookshop and Magunga Online Book Store A week in
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BOOK REVIEW: PURPLE HIBISCUS

BOOK REVIEW: STAY WITH ME

Author: Ayobami Adebayo Price: Ksh. 1,750 Available at: Prestige Bookshop Four years into Yejide and Akin’s marriage, Yejide’s stomach is still as flat
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BOOK REVIEW: STAY WITH ME

BOOK REVIEW: THE WHITE MASAI

Author: Corinne Hofmann Price: Ksh 1,550 Extent: 322 pages Available at Prestige bookshop/Amazon   Corinne Hofmann, a business woman from Switzerland, lands at the
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BOOK REVIEW: THE WHITE MASAI

BOOK REVIEW: THE JAPANESE LOVER

AUTHOR: RANI MANICKA REVEIWER: VERAH OMWOCHA   “One who would unthinkingly put his hand into fire for me. One that would die for
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BOOK REVIEW: THE JAPANESE LOVER

BOOK REVIEW: NOT NOW, JIMMY BOY

Author: Charles Okoth Publisher: MK Publishers Extent: 88 pages Available at: LocaL Bookstores/ or call Samwel on +25416387923 Only a beautiful girl in a
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BOOK REVIEW: NOT NOW, JIMMY BOY

BOOK REVIEW: THRILLS AND CHILLS

Author: Boniface Sagini Publisher: Mystery Publishers (K) LTD Price: Ksh. 500 350 Extent: 90 pages Reviewer: Verah Omwocha Available at: Amazon, Mystery book store and
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BOOK REVIEW: THRILLS AND CHILLS

BOOK REVIEW: RUN, CHECHE, RUN

    Author: Tony Mochama Publisher: East African Educational Publishers (2016) Extent: 143 pages Reviewer: Joy Ruguru Cheche Chepchirchir is about to run her first ever
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BOOK REVIEW: RUN, CHECHE, RUN

BOOK REVIEW: WHEN CHILDREN DARE TO DREAM

Title: 'When Children Dare to Dream' Author(s): Beverley Nambozo Nsengiyunva, Kariuki wa Nyamu and children contributors. Publisher: Babishai Niwe Price: Kshs. 400= /
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BOOK REVIEW: WHEN CHILDREN DARE TO DREAM

HOW TO FIND TIME TO READ

It’s 3 p.m. Kenyan time. I’m at the bus station,  waiting for a bus home. The sun is still up,
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HOW TO FIND TIME TO READ

BOOK REVIEW: MISTRESS OF NIGHT AND DAWN

AUTHOR: VINA JACKSON REVIEWER: GIDION  MACKENZI PUBLICATION YEAR: 2014 Available at: https://www.amazon.com/Mistress-Night-Dawn-Eighty-Days-ebook/dp/B00IKY3ZW8 ‘Never be ashamed of sex,’ her confidante said at last. ‘Only be
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BOOK REVIEW: MISTRESS OF NIGHT AND DAWN

BOOK REVIEW: TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE

AUTHOR: MITCH ALBOM EXTENT: 56 pages REVIEWER: VERAH OMWOCHA PRICE: KSH. 1,000 Available at: Prestige Bookshop, Text Book Centre Plans, goals, career heights,
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BOOK REVIEW: TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE

BOOK REVIEW:THE SECRET LIVES OF BABA SEGI’S WIVES

 TITLE: THE SECRET LIVES OF BABA SEGI'S WIVES AUTHOR: LOLA SHONEYIN EXTENT: 201 PAGES REVIEWER: VERAH OMWOCHA PRICE: KSH. 1, 350 Available at:Prestige Bookstore, The
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BOOK REVIEW:THE SECRET LIVES OF BABA SEGI’S WIVES

BOOK REVIEW: HEAR ME ANGRY GOD

BOOK REVIEW TITLE: HEAR ME ANGRY GOD AUTHOR: GERALD KITHINJI PUBLISHER: BOOKLOVE PUBLISHERS (ZIMBABWE) REVIEWER: VERAH OMWOCHA Available at: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/59527 Price: $2.99 USD The village of Culamawe,
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BOOK REVIEW: HEAR ME ANGRY GOD

BOOK REVIEW: THE BIBLE

The Bible is not a book; it is a library of books that blend to form the world’s greatest story.
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BOOK REVIEW: THE BIBLE

WHY READING MATTERS?

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About Vera

Hello, and welcome to my little world. I am a blessed child of the Most High, an editor, author and a writer. Let’s just say I got tired of writing in my mind. Join me in discovering life through words as we explore the world. Fun, right? Let’s take a ride around the posts page and find out more.

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4 Comments

  • Hallo madam Vera, am new in the field of writing but I do reading and writing passionately. I have read about you and what you do and have learned that you can help me out to be like you. Thanks

  • How are you Vera!I am your secret admirer in the field of books,reading and a writing.Congratulations for the work you are doing.I have already hit you up on verahomwocha@gmail.com
    I would love to walk with you this journey so that I can come up with some work worth posting in a website.I can’t wait to see myself with a blog and a Website worth a ”million” followers.
    Thank you!

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